A large majority of UNK students rely on the Office of Student Employment Services to find jobs on campus—and within the Kearney community—that can help pay for their UNK education. They are Web administrators, sports officials, day care educators, assistants at local nursing homes, and even security guards at the Museum of Nebraska Art. In the process, they can generate valuable income and gain invaluable work experience.
Facts from the Office of Student Employment Services
We have a two-percent unemployment rate, so jobs are plentiful in the Kearney area. Students who want to work are able to find employment.
Part-time jobs can lead to exciting careers.
Our students are valued employees within the Kearney community. When you visit our campus, stroll over to the Office of Student Employment Services. You’ll see bulletin-boards overflowing with job postings that range from On-Campus Work Study jobs, to Non-Work Study On-Campus jobs, to Community Service Work Study jobs, to local jobs off-campus. In addition, the office also offers a free service that links UNK students to employers in every sector of the Kearney community so that they can graduate with an entire network of connections to help them launch successful careers.